Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 1,250
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(BIBLE IN FIJIAN.) Ai Vola Tabu, a ya e tu kina na Veiyalayalati Makawa, kei na Veiyalayalati Vou. [4], 862, [2]; 282 pages. 2 parts in one volume. 8vo, 216x151 mm, contemporary gilt-panelled red morocco; contents clean; housed in contemporary velvet-lined carved wood casket (few wood details missing). Ownership inscription of Basil Jennings Bramly dated 1889; morocco bookplate of Arthur Wilmer Lissauer. excellent copy. London, 1884

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first complete edition of the Bible in Fijian, reprinted from the 1856-64 translation of the Hebrew Bible and the 1866 edition of the New Testament. Darlow & Moule 3634.